Robin Vandivier-Pletsch

Robin H Vandivier-Pletsch , MD

Adjunct Associate Professor

Associate Program Director, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program

Division of Cardiovascular Health and Disease
231 Albert Sabin Way, MLC 0542
Cincinnat, Ohio 45229


Bachelor's Degree: University of Cincinnati 1989 (Mathematics)

Master's Degree: University of Cincinnati 1991 (Mathematics)

Medical Degree: University of Cincinnati 1995

Internship: Family Practice Naval Hospital 1996

Residency : Naval Medical Center 1998 (Internal Medicine )

Fellowship : University of Cincinnati 2005 (Cardiovascular Disease )

Positions and Work Experience

1999 -2002 Staff Internist, Naval Hospital, Camp Lejeune, NC

2000 -2002 Staff Internist (Operational Billet), Fleet Hospital, Camp Lejeune, NC

2006 -To Present Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2006 -To Present Cardiology Section Chief, VA Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Research Support

Investigators:F Khan, RH Vandivier 2006 American Board of Internal Medicine F. Daniel Duffy Small Grant Program Practice Improvement Initiative at the Ambulatory Cardiology Continuity Clinic (VAMC Cincinnati) Role:PI

Investigators:RH Vandivier 2009 VISN 10 Research Incentive Program (RIP) Grant VAMC Cincinnati Risk of Troponin Elevation in ICU Patients with No Acute Heart Disease Role:Co-PI


Peer Reviewed Publications

Kingrey, John F; Panos, Ralph J; Ying, Jun; Meganathan, Karthikeyan; Vandivier, Robin; Elwing, Jean M (2013. ) Provider recognition and response to echocardiographic findings indicating pulmonary hypertension in the Veterans affairs medical center population.Pulmonary circulation, , 3 (2 ) ,389-95 More Information

Poe, Stacy; Vandivier-Pletsch, Robin H; Clay, Michael; Wong, Hector R; Haynes, Erin; Rothenberg, Florence G (2015. ) Cardiac Troponin Measurement in the Critically Ill: Potential for Guiding Clinical Management.Journal of investigative medicine : the official publication of the American Federation for Clinical Research, , 63 (8 ) ,905-15 More Information

Rothenberg FG, Clay MB, Jamali H, Vandivier-Pletsch VH (2017. ) Systematic review of β blocker, aspirin, and statin in critically ill patients: importance of severity of illness and cardiac troponin .J Investig Med, , 65 (4 ) ,747

Honors and Awards

1989 Phi Beta Kappa

1989 Summa Cum Laude Graduate

1989 Charles Phelps Taft Graduate Fellowship

1989 Ohio Board of Regents Graduate Fellowship

1989 University Graduate Fellowship

1991 Naval Health Professions Scholarship Program

1995 Thomas D. Hunnicutt Family Medicine Award

1996 Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (Family Practice Intern of the Year)

2000 US Navy Sparks Award for Excellence in Internal Medicine

2002 Meritorious Unit Commendation

2002 Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal


heart, cardiac, heart disease, cardiovascular, cardiology

Contact Information

Academic - Division of Cardiovascular Health and Disease
231 Albert Sabin Way, MLC 0542
Cincinnat  Ohio, 45229